Definition of Meekness

1. Noun. The feeling of patient, submissive humbleness.

Exact synonyms: Submission
Generic synonyms: Humbleness, Humility
Derivative terms: Meek, Meek



2. Noun. A disposition to be patient and long suffering.
Exact synonyms: Subduedness
Generic synonyms: Humbleness, Humility
Specialized synonyms: Spinelessness
Derivative terms: Meek, Meek, Subdued

Definition of Meekness

1. n. The quality or state of being meek.

Definition of Meekness

1. Noun. the quality of being meek ¹

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Definition of Meekness

1. the quality of being meek [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meekness

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meekness (current term)
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meerestone

Literary usage of Meekness

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1. The Works of Hannah More by Hannah More (1836)
"ON TRUE AND FALSE meekness. A LOW voice and soft address are the common indications of a well-bred woman, and should seem to be the natural effects of a ..."

2. Prayers and Offices of Devotion: For Families and for Particular Persons by Benjamin Jenks, Charles Simeon (1850)
"0 let the peace of God rule in my heart; and thy wonderful long-suffering towards me be ever an engagement upon me to show meekness to all men! ..."

3. The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the by American Bible Society (1870)
"meekness, temperance: against 24 And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts. 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall ..."

4. The Lady's Pocket Library by Hannah More, John Gregory, Jonathan Swift, Edward Moore (1809)
"ON TRUE AND FALSE meekness. A LOW voice and a soft address are the common indications of a well bred woman, and should seem to be the natural effects of a ..."

5. The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (1859)
"Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering. 7 Rom. xii. 18. ..."

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